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Buddy Holly

Musician (7-Sep-1936 — 3-Feb-1959)


Ellis Amburn. Buddy Holly: A Biography. New York: St. Martin's Press. 1995. 422pp.

Gary W. Moore. Hey Buddy: In Pursuit of Buddy Holly, My New Buddy John, and My Lost Decade of Music. Casemate Publishers. 2011. 219pp.

Philip Norman. Rave On: The Biography of Buddy Holly. New York: Simon & Schuster. 1996. 332pp.


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  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Internet Broadway Database [link]

  5. Wikipedia [link]

  6. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  7. Harvard Concise Dictionary of Music and Musicians (p.304)

  8. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.725)

  9. Encylopedia of Pop, Rock, and Soul (pp.293-95)

  10. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.342)

  11. Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, 8th Edition (p.433)

  12. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.241)

  13. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.2, pp.429-31)

  14. The Encyclopedia of Country Music (p.243)

  15. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.324)

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